Open User Forum (Stirling Campus) – Friday 09 May 2014 – Save the date in your diary

There will be an Information Services Open User Forum on Friday 09 May 2014 at 3pm in Cottrell 2B121.   All staff and students are encouraged to attend, in particular Library representatives in Academic Schools and Administrative Departments, and Students’ Union representatives.   Please send any items for the agenda to IS Office (isoffice@stir.ac.uk) before […]

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Happy DNA Day!

Yes, there really is such a thing as “DNA Day”. See the Wikipedia entry!   Sixty one years ago today, on the 25th April 1953, the journal Nature published a revolutionary paper by Francis Crick and James D Watson. With crucial help from Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins, they had built a coherent, credible model […]

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Accessing ejournals and library databases – now working

Earlier today I posted that there were problems accessing many of the library’s electronic journals and databases.  This was due to our authentication system, EZProxy, failing.   Fortunately EZProxy is now up and working again.  We apologise for the inconvenience caused.   If you encounter any continued access problems, please contact the Information Centre: infocentre@stir.ac.uk […]

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Google Scholar links to WebBridge not working

There is currently a known problem with the Library links in Google Scholar that go to WebBridge.  Our WebBridge supplier, Innovative, know about this problem and they are investigating.    What this means is that in Google Scholar results you will not currently see the “Univ. of Stirling Links”.  These Links normally open the WebBridge […]

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